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Toilets and jobs - World Toilet Day 19 November
Content page | Published: 2016-11-17

World Toilet Day is celebrated on 19 November. Finland is funding sustainable sanitation efforts through the Programme for Finland's Water Sector Support to Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (FinWaterWEI II)......

FinWaterWEI II > Toilets and jobs - World Toilet Day 19 November
Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response
Press release | Published: 2016-11-15

The new smart navigation ice buoy system will deliver real-time data on oil in water especially in cold climate conditions. It will help environmental and oil response authorities to monitor marine en......

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Research & Development > Water > Smart Buoy will bring real time measurement of oil in Artic area conditions to oil spill response
SustainBaltic project - ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region
Project | Published: 2016-11-04

In a nutshell, SustainBaltic is targeting to: Four ICZM case plans from Estonia (2) and Finland (2), which are produced based on the current spatial data on ecological, land use and human activities....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > SustainBaltic project - ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region
EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme funding to the SustainBaltic project
News | Published: 2016-10-17

EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme 2014-2020 is funding the implementation of the SustainBaltic project (ICZM Plans for Sustaining Coastal and Marine Human-ecological Networks in the Baltic Region) ......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > EU Interreg Central Baltic Programme funding to the SustainBaltic project
New publications
Content page | Published: 2016-10-14

Management of water balance in mining areas – WaterSmart The primary objective was to exploit online water quantity and water quality measurements to better serve water balance manage......

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How should forests be used and managed to support climate policy objectives?
News | Published: 2016-10-12

A seminar "After Paris: burden-sharing and the role of forestry in climate change mitigation" was organized at SYKE during the European Climate Diplomacy week. Seminar sought to highlight whether the ......

How should forests be used and managed to support climate policy objectives?
Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-10-06

Large, mobile and multivoltine butterflies and moths that either utilise a wide variety host plants or have adapted to feed on nitrophilous plants are becoming more common in Finnish nature. Soil eutr......

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Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
SYKE Info > Nitrogen deposition affects population changes of butterfly and moth species in Finland
Lake brownification and eutrophication decrease the content of essential fatty acids in fish used in human diets
Press release | Published: 2016-09-30

Eutrophication and brownification change phytoplankton community structure and decrease production of essential omega-3 fatty acids in lakes. Perch growing in oligotrophic clear-water lakes contain 1.......

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Research & Development > Water > Lake brownification and eutrophication decrease the content of essential fatty acids in fish used in human diets
Flood modelling
Content page | Published: 2016-11-21

Flood risk mapping is a prerequisite for effective flood risk management. Flood maps and hydraulic models behind them firstly enable the identification of possible flood prone areas and seco...

Research & Development > Water > Models and tools > Flood modelling
Online survey opened on nature based integration
News | Published: 2016-09-05

Finnish Environment Institute SYKE is collecting experiences and good practices in nature based integration in Nordic countries. One of the key characteristics across all Nordic societies is a lifesty......

Current > News > Online survey opened on nature based integration
An extraordinarily extensive review of the Gulf of Finland’s status by three countries
Press release | Published: 2016-09-02

The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE has published an assessment of the Gulf of Finland, compiling the research results of over a hundred Finnish, Russian and Estonian researchers. The over 300-page......

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Research & Development > Water > An extraordinarily extensive review of the Gulf of Finland’s status by three countries
Major Baltic inflows have improved the condition of the Baltic Proper
Press release | Published: 2016-09-02

The effects of the major Baltic inflows that have arrived in 2014, 2015 and 2016 can be seen in the improved oxygen situation of the basins to the east and south of Gotland. The anoxic area of the sea......

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Research & Development > Water > Major Baltic inflows have improved the condition of the Baltic Proper
Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted
Press release | Published: 2016-09-01

Cyanobacteria started to increase in abundance early this summer, but during late summer less cyanobacteria surface blooms were observed than normally. In the Finnish southwestern open sea areas cyano......

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Current > Algal reviews > Summary reviews > Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted
Research & Development > Water > Incidence of cyanobacteria started early this summer, but towards the end of summer abundant cyanobacteria occurrences halted
Seminar on forestry and climate diplomacy
Content page | Published: 2016-09-01

The seminar in Helsinki is part of the worldwide Climate Diplomacy Week from 12th to 18th September 2016. The topic of burden-sharing in the EU after the Paris agreement and the role of forests in mit......

Current > Events > Seminar on forestry and climate diplomacy
The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
Press release | Published: 2016-09-01

On 1 September, the Nagoya Protocol will come into force in Finland. It is an international treaty on the access to genetic resources and on fair and equitable sharing of benefits. Obligations arising......

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Current > The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > Specialist work > The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
Research & Development > Ecosystem services > The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
SYKE Info > The treaty ensuring the fair use of genetic resources comes into force in Finland
Towards a future-oriented “Energiewende” (FutWend)
Project | Published: 2016-08-24

How does the future of decenralized renewable energy look like? © Photo: Jari Lyytimäki   The project Futwende unpacks decentralized renewable production of energy Energy...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Towards a future-oriented “Energiewende” (FutWend)
Algal bloom monitoring August 25, 2016: Some cyanobacterial observations in lakes and coastal areas
Press release | Published: 2016-08-25

In lakes, cyanobacterial situation is typical for this time of the year as cyanobacteria were visibly present in 37 of the national observation sites. Most of the cyanobacterial observations concerned......

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Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring August 25, 2016: Some cyanobacterial observations in lakes and coastal areas
World Water Week in Stockholm 2016
Content page | Published: 2016-08-25

The FinWaterWEI II Programme will be represented at the World Water Week in Stockholm also this year. The Community-driven water and sanitation project (CoDWSS) implemented in Tajikistan by Oxfam w......

FinWaterWEI II > World Water Week in Stockholm 2016
Low levels of environmental toxins in Lapland, climate change and new chemicals the main risks
Press release | Published: 2016-08-24

The Finnish Lapland is renowned for its purity, even if environmental toxins are present at low concentrations in the air, water and living organisms. The main concern in the Arctic region is the long......

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Research & Development > Consumption and production > Low levels of environmental toxins in Lapland, climate change and new chemicals the main risks
Algal bloom monitoring August 18, 2016: Rainy, windy and cool weather almost completely ceased cyanobacteria surface blooms
Press release | Published: 2016-08-18

In lakes, observations of cyanobacteria have ceased almost completely due to rainy, cool and windy weather. In the Finnish open Baltic Sea areas cyanobacteria are mixed in the water column, and no sur......

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Research & Development > Water > Algal bloom monitoring August 18, 2016: Rainy, windy and cool weather almost completely ceased cyanobacteria surface blooms

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